carcinoid tumor n.
A small slow-growing neoplasm composed of islands of rounded cells of medium size, with moderately small vesicular nuclei. Also called argentaffinoma.
carcinolytic carcinolytic car·ci·no·lyt·ic (kär’sə-nō-lĭt’ĭk) adj. Destructive to the cancer cells.
a malignant and invasive epithelial tumor that spreads by metastasis and often recurs after excision; cancer. Contemporary Examples Doctors now argue that too many diseases fall into the carcinoma diagnosis. You Don’t Actually Have Cancer Randi Hutter Epstein July 30, 2013 Historical Examples In men over fifty, the resemblance to carcinoma may be very close. […]
- Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma
carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma n. A carcinoma developing in a benign mixed tumor of a salivary gland and characterized by rapid growth and pain.
- Carcinoma in situ
carcinoma in situ carcinoma in situ n. A neoplasm whose cells are localized in the epithelium and show no tendency to invade or metastasize to other tissues.